Tuesday, May 24, 2022
HomeClimate411Energy unleashed by submarine volcanoes could power a continent

Energy unleashed by submarine volcanoes could power a continent

-

The research shows that submarine eruptions cause megaplumes to form but the release of energy is so rapid that it cannot be supplied from the erupted molten lava alone. Instead, the research concludes that submarine volcanic eruptions lead to the rapid emptying of reservoirs of hot fluids within the earth’s crust. As the magma forces its way upwards towards the seafloor, it drives this hot fluid with it.

- Advertisment -

Related Articles

NOAA Predicts Above-Normal 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Ongoing La Niña, above-average Atlantic temperatures set the stage for busy season ahead

Bullshit in the Sustainability and Transitions Literature: A Provocation

The most problematic archetypes may be master thesis madness and activist rants, which both typically include major quality issues.

Weekly Climate and Energy New Roundup #505

I belong to those theoreticians who know by direct observation what it means to make a measurement. Methinks it were better if there were...